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Comparative annual salary of world leaders

I find data like this fascinating. Top earning world leader is Brigadier General Lee Hsien Loon, Prime Minister of Singapore since 2004 (with an outrageous lead). China’s Xi Jinping is pulling up a very distant rear. Of course special perks, … Continue reading

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Bill Black explains control fraud at Citibank in careful detail

Bill Black has penned yet another patient summary of the staggering evidence of fraud at Citibank, as well as all the many ways that the captured government and regulators have done their best to bury it. Mr President…you want to … Continue reading

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Solar panel roads

“Do you know what makes a person a genius? The ability to see the obvious. Very few can do that.” –Charles McCarry What if roads and parking lots were solar, fueling enough energy from the sun to power nearby communities … Continue reading

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Danielle on The Financial Survival Network

Danielle was a guest today on The Financial Survival Network with Kerry Lutz, talking about recent trends in the world economy and markets. You can listen to an audio clip of the segment here.

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‘Fiduciary standard’ at risk of becoming another sales jingle

Much buzz today as the head of the Securities Exchange Commission tells Congress her agency is moving forward with a new improved standard of care in the finance sector.  See:  Sec chief forges ahead on financial advisor regs. It has … Continue reading

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Monica Lewinsky on public shaming as bloodsport

Lewinsky made the decision to have an affair with a married man who also happened to be the President, and for this she suffered personal consequences. The relevant public issue in my view, was not the infidelity, but rather that … Continue reading

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